Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Architect
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 557 598
Rank change year-on-year -64 +41 -59
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 212 310 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 179 252 284
London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £54,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £104,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £68,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -5.52% +7.41% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in London

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in London

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in London

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -5 34 £72,500 -1.69% 4
West London -1 11 £64,750 -9.12%
South London -1 1 £90,000 +38.35%
East London -20 1 £90,000 -7.69%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 99 (46.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (42.45%) Microsoft
3 74 (34.91%) Windows
4 67 (31.60%) VMware
5 58 (27.36%) Active Directory
6 56 (26.42%) IaaS
7 54 (25.47%) IT Strategy
7 54 (25.47%) Amazon AWS
8 49 (23.11%) WAN
9 48 (22.64%) PaaS
10 47 (22.17%) Data Centre
11 43 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (19.81%) Finance
13 40 (18.87%) LAN
14 36 (16.98%) DevOps
15 35 (16.51%) Enterprise Architecture
16 33 (15.57%) SaaS
16 33 (15.57%) Cisco
17 32 (15.09%) Office 365
18 30 (14.15%) Linux
18 30 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
20 28 (13.21%) Hyper-V
21 27 (12.74%) High Availability
22 25 (11.79%) Service Delivery
23 24 (11.32%) Presales
24 23 (10.85%) Migration
24 23 (10.85%) Technical Architecture
25 22 (10.38%) TOGAF
25 22 (10.38%) Windows Server

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.25%) IIS
2 9 (4.25%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.83%) Apache
6 5 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.36%) CloudStack
6 5 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.36%) nginx
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.42%) CMS
8 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.94%) Documentum
10 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.25%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (46.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (26.42%) IaaS
3 54 (25.47%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (22.64%) PaaS
5 33 (15.57%) SaaS
6 32 (15.09%) Office 365
7 7 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.94%) Akamai
10 2 (0.94%) GitHub
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.47%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.11%) WAN
2 40 (18.87%) LAN
3 21 (9.91%) Unified Communications
4 18 (8.49%) Firewall
4 18 (8.49%) SAN
5 12 (5.66%) DNS
5 12 (5.66%) Network Security
6 11 (5.19%) VPN
7 9 (4.25%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (4.25%) Wireless
8 8 (3.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.77%) VoIP
9 7 (3.30%) DMZ
9 7 (3.30%) HTTP
10 5 (2.36%) NAS
11 4 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.42%) DHCP
12 3 (1.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.30%) Redis
3 6 (2.83%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.83%) MySQL
4 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.36%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.42%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.94%) Big Data
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.94%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.94%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.47%) Power BI
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.47%) Psake
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (19.81%) Finance
2 9 (4.25%) Banking
3 8 (3.77%) Back Office
4 7 (3.30%) Retail
5 6 (2.83%) Games
5 6 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) .NET
2 13 (6.13%) Middleware
2 13 (6.13%) Web Services
3 8 (3.77%) SAML
4 7 (3.30%) XMPP
5 5 (2.36%) LAMP
5 5 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.36%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.89%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.42%) J2EE
8 2 (0.94%) CSS
8 2 (0.94%) CSS3
8 2 (0.94%) EDI
8 2 (0.94%) HTML
8 2 (0.94%) REST
8 2 (0.94%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.94%) SOAP
8 2 (0.94%) XML
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.17%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.08%) Private Cloud
4 11 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 10 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.30%) BYOD
6 7 (3.30%) PKI
6 7 (3.30%) Replication
7 6 (2.83%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.83%) Taxonomies
7 6 (2.83%) User Experience
8 5 (2.36%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.89%) Clustering
9 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.42%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 74 (34.91%) Windows
2 30 (14.15%) Linux
3 22 (10.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.77%) Unix
5 7 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.30%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.36%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.36%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.47%) IT Strategy
2 36 (16.98%) DevOps
3 35 (16.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.74%) High Availability
6 25 (11.79%) Service Delivery
7 24 (11.32%) Presales
8 23 (10.85%) Migration
8 23 (10.85%) Technical Architecture
9 22 (10.38%) TOGAF
10 20 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (7.55%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (7.08%) ITIL
12 15 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (6.60%) Project Management
14 13 (6.13%) Business Continuity
15 12 (5.66%) Target Operating Model
16 11 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (5.19%) Information Security
17 10 (4.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.55%) SQL
2 6 (2.83%) Python
3 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.36%) Ruby
4 4 (1.89%) Java
4 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.94%) Go
6 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Degree
1 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.77%) CCNA
3 8 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.77%) MCSE
4 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) MCSD
6 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) CCNP
7 2 (0.94%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) GCP
1 6 (2.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 43 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.66%) XenApp
5 8 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.83%) Docker
7 5 (2.36%) Varnish
8 3 (1.42%) vCloud
8 3 (1.42%) vSphere
9 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) Puppet
1 12 (5.66%) SCCM
2 9 (4.25%) Ansible
3 8 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.30%) SCOM
5 5 (2.36%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.36%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.42%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.47%) Salt
8 1 (0.47%) Terraform
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 67 (31.60%) VMware
3 33 (15.57%) Cisco
4 20 (9.43%) Citrix
5 17 (8.02%) NetApp
6 15 (7.08%) SAP
7 11 (5.19%) HP
7 11 (5.19%) Oracle
8 6 (2.83%) F5
8 6 (2.83%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.89%) Google
10 3 (1.42%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.42%) Dell
10 3 (1.42%) EMC
10 3 (1.42%) Meraki
11 2 (0.94%) Capita
11 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.94%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.94%) Remedy